Irish Beat

From Hal Leonard

arr. John Higgins and Mark Brymer

Instructional Material by Tom Anderson and Derek Byrne

Welcome to Ireland where music is everywhere, from concert halls, schools, and restaurants to melody-making on street corners. Bring the traditions and tunes of the enchanted isle right to your classroom. Sample some of Ireland's rich musical heritage with its lively jigs and reels. Sing and learn to play authentic Celtic instruments, and experience the songs and sounds that give Irish music its unique flavor. Watch professional musicians demonstrate the bodhrán, spoons (or bones), and tin whistle, and perform an entire Irish piece. The all-in-one Book/CD includes helpful step-by-step learning suggestions, piano/vocal arrangements, reproducible songsheets and instrument parts, along with suggestions on how to use the instruments you already have in place of the Irish instruments. The Enhanced CD features performance and accompaniment tracks for each song, PDFs of melodies and instrument parts, and a short video demonstration. Songs include:

  • Temperance Reel
  • Harvest Home
  • St. Anne's Reel
  • Paddy Works On The Railway
  • The Little Beggarman
  • McNamara's Band
  • The Galway Races
  • The Wearing Of The Green

(Grades 3-6)

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Irish Beat - Teacher's Book/Enhanced CD
(with PDF files)
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Add to Wish List UPC: 4294967295 ISBN: 9781480318731

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